John Harvard Mall
Great House Site
Besides being an urban plaza, the aptly named City Sq is also an archaeological site. Big Dig construction unearthed the foundation of a...
Bunker Hill Museum
Opposite the Bunker Hill Monument, this red-brick museum contains two floors of exhibits, including historical dioramas, a few artifacts...
Bunker Hill Monument
This 220ft granite obelisk monument commemorates the turning-point battle that was fought on the surrounding hillside on June 17, 1775....
First and foremost, it's a hookah lounge, with plush furniture, ornately carved woodwork, nightly belly-dancing shows and sophisticated...
Not an osteria, but an 'Oysteria.' Get it? This is seafood with an Italian twist, so you'll find dishes like Ligurian fish stew,...
btw Main & Harvard Sts · interesting places nearby
John Harvard Mall information
North of City Sq, a shady, brick plaza leads up Town Hill. Back in the days of the earliest European settlements, a fort crowned Town Hill, which you can read about on the bronze plaques along the mall.
Before the local minister – one John Harvard – died of consumption, he donated half his £800 estate and all 300 of his books to a young Cambridge college, which saw fit to name its school after him.